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Table: A Snapshot Of Milwaukee's Schools


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TABLE: A Snapshot of Milwaukee's Schools

The nation's 15th-largest urban school system at a glance

DATA: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU; METROPOLITAN MILWAUKEE ASSOCIATION OF COMMERCE;

MILWAUKEE PUBLIC SCHOOLS; COUNCIL OF THE GREAT CITY SCHOOLS; EDUCATION DEPT.

-- 103,000 Kids

-- 157 Schools

-- 59% Black

-- 24% White

-- 11% Hispanic

-- 65% of

kids from poverty-level families

How Milwaukee Stacks Up

MILWAUKEE NATIONAL

COMPOSITE

ACHIEVEMENT

SCORE 18.9 20.8

COLLEGE-

BOUND

HIGH SCHOOL

GRADUATES 60% 59%

PER

CAPITA

SPENDING $7,031 $6,100*

*estimated for 1994-95


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